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2014-08-01 16:23:54

Plasma RNA biomarker panel for colorectal cancer screening JERUSALEM, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bio-MarCare Technologies, a leader in the development of plasma RNA biomarkers for colorectal cancer (CRC), is offering for sale its proprietary Colon-MarCarePlex(TM) technology for the pre-cancerous polyps screening in blood. The purchaser will receive all intellectual property (IP) rights, know-how and current business relationships associated with MarCarePlex(TM) technology....

2014-07-30 23:03:18

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) recently committed to being a Presenting Sponsor at the Free to Breathe Run/Walk this fall. Pawtucket, Rhode Island (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) recently committed to being a Presenting Sponsor at the Free to Breathe Run/Walk on October 19th at Slater Park in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Free to Breathe is a non-profit organization dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022. Proceeds from this event will help fund lung...

2014-07-29 08:31:57

Gamma Medica meets the global demands of breast imaging by providing high sensitivity and specificity MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the breast imaging systems market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Gamma Medica with the 2014 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Leadership. Gamma Medica's LumaGEM Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) system provides breast images through the digital direct conversion of photons in gamma rays into...

2014-07-28 23:11:58

Health and wellness company, HealthFair, has been accredited in the Mammography Accreditation Program for their mobile health centers. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The American College of Radiology has accredited HealthFair in the Mammography Accreditation Program which is a requirement for all U.S. facilities. This program provides peer review and feedback on staff qualifications, equipment, quality control and assurance, image quality and dose. It is the largest accreditation...

2014-07-28 10:24:49

ACR Anxiety regarding inconclusive cancer screening test results among some patients is real and is only natural. However, as evidenced by Gareen et al, published July 25 in Cancer, the incidence and effects of anxiety associated with false positive or other results of computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening exams are far less than claimed by some in the medical community. “Unsubstantiated claims of systemic and harmful patient anxiety should now be put to rest and not...

2014-07-28 08:29:21

Researchers: Automated Measurement of Volumetric Mammographic Density is a Promising Tool for Widespread Breast Cancer Risk Assessment WELLINGTON, New Zealand, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A prospective study conducted by the Karolinska Institute in Sweden has validated the performance of VolparaDensity breast imaging software across multiple vendor platforms and has associated volumetrically assessed breast density measurements to breast cancer risk. Published in Cancer...

2014-07-25 23:01:44

Researchers at the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group say comprehensive informed consent is likely the key to preventing undue anxiety over lung screenings. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 A new study of participants in the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), the results of which are published today in Cancer, found evidence that men and women between the ages of 55 and 74 who had an abnormal finding on a lung cancer screening test did not experience more anxiety or reduced quality...

2014-07-23 23:05:38

The Circuelle Foundation wants women to know leading researchers believe breast self-exams make a significant impact in detecting breast cancer. SARASOTA, Fla. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The Circuelle Foundation compiled and released independent research results from leading academic institutions uncovering the importance of breast self-exams (BSE). The historical events and opinions surrounding the need for breast self-exams is contradictory and can be confusing at best, but there is proof...

2014-07-23 12:32:14

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Analysis of the European Breast Imaging Systems Markethttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2241897/Analysis-of-the-European-Breast-Imaging-Systems-Market.htmlTrends and Dynamics of the Breast Imaging Systems Market in Western EuropeThis research service provides an in-depth analysis of the European breast imaging systems market. It analyses the revenue potential, market dynamics, and trends...

2014-07-23 12:31:07

PISCATAWAY, N.J., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearview Diagnostics, Inc. as part of a compendium, announced today the receipt of a grant from the NIH (National Institute of Health) to develop a portable self-reading device for breast cancer screening. Clearview will be working with the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation to develop portable, self-reading ultrasound for breast screening. The focus of these development efforts and the directive with this grant is toward a low-cost...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.